Prohibition

69 responses

Which of these names was used to describe the enacted law that began prohibition in January of 1919?

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They were all used46% / 31 resp.
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Volstead Act29% / 20 resp.
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National Prohibition Act20% / 14 resp.
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The Noble Experiment3% / 2 resp.

What was the name of the movement that drove the adoption of prohibition?

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Temperance81% / 54 resp.
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Moral Majority15% / 10 resp.
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Curtailment1% / 1 resp.
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Moderation1% / 1 resp.

How many months did it take to ratify the 18th Amendment to the Constitution?

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1337% / 25 resp.
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2125% / 17 resp.
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322% / 15 resp.
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4713% / 9 resp.

Which was NOT made illegal by the 18th Amendment?

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Consumption of alcohol 62% / 41 resp.
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Manufacture of alcohol22% / 15 resp.
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Transportation of alcohol12% / 8 resp.
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Sale of alcohol3% / 2 resp.

It required 36 states to ratify the 21st Amendment repealing prohibition. Which state was the 36th ratifying state?

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Utah30% / 20 resp.
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Missouri28% / 19 resp.
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Wisconsin 24% / 16 resp.
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Georgia16% / 11 resp.

How much tax revenue did the Federal Government lose due to Prohibition?

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$11 billion34% / 23 resp.
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$750 million27% / 18 resp.
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$250 million25% / 17 resp.
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$21 billion12% / 8 resp.

Which of these well-known restaurants first opened as a speakeasy in New York City?

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21 Club42% / 28 resp.
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Delmonico's31% / 21 resp.
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Smith & Wollensky’s16% / 11 resp.
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Lutece9% / 6 resp.

What term was used to describe someone who illegally manufactured alcohol?

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Bootlegger92% / 61 resp.
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Stamp Dodger4% / 3 resp.
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Revenuer1% / 1 resp.
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Rum Runner1% / 1 resp.

It is fabled that FDR celebrated the end of prohibition by drinking this cocktail.

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Manhattan40% / 27 resp.
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Dirty Martini28% / 19 resp.
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Gin and tonic15% / 10 resp.
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Rob Roy15% / 10 resp.